Daniel Baldwin
Daniel Baldwin

The Luther College Symphony Orchestra presents an early spring concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 17, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life.

Symphony Orchestra is conducted by Daniel Baldwin, professor of music and director of orchestras at the college.

The concert is open to the public with no charge for admission.

The program begins with a performance of the first movement of the Sibelius Violin Concerto, Op. 47. Senior music major Karla Dietmeyer-Symphony Orchestra concertmaster and one of two winners of the Department of Music 2012 Concerto Contest-is the soloist.

After a brief intermission, the program concludes with a performance of "Tod und Verklärung" ("Death and Transfiguration") by German composer Richard Strauss. Completed in November 1889, "Tod und Verklärung" is a symphonic poem for large orchestra.